Optimization of a Staphylococcus aureus adhesion assay for equine corneocytes.


Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causes serious skin and soft-tissue infections of humans and animals. Multiple strains of MRSA have been characterized, and one in particular, designated as strain USA 500, causes infections predominantly of horses and the people who work with them. The purpose of this study was to optimize an assay which… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.01012.x


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